University Bridge's California campus is located just south of San Francisco in the beautiful city of San Mateo. California campus is nestled between Stanford University and UC Berkeley and offers students the ability to transfer into some of the best universities in the United States.
University Bridge California’s host campus is the College of San Mateo. Founded in 1922, it is one of the oldest two-year colleges in the US. The award winning 153-acre campus is located just north of Silicon Valley in the San Mateo hills, providing panoramic views of San Francisco Bay.

  • Over 10,000 students
  • 20 different student clubs and societies
  • Small average class size of 35
  • Over 500 students transferred to top 50 universities in 2013, including 227 to UC Davis and 78 to UC Berkeley
  • Nearly 100% success rate for international students transferring to UC Berkeley since 1997
  • Approximately 100 transfer majors
  • Located in San Mateo, California
  • 30 minutes from San Francisco
  • Near Stanford University, Google, Apple and Oracle
  • Mild climate ranging from 4°C (January) to 28°C (July) with 160 days of sunshine per year


  • Students attend the College of San Mateo, a two-year college founded in 1922
  • Choose Engineering or Business major
  • 1% international student population
At the heart of University Bridge is our access to guaranteed admissions to elite US universities. Below is a select list of guarantees from California campus with web links to further details.

Progression degree in the following disciplines:


The University of California System

    The University of California (UC) is a public university system made up of 10 campuses throughout the state. UC Berkeley was the first UC campus and is also the highest ranking, just in front of UCLA. They rank #1 and #2 in the United States for public universities.
    Admissions to UC schools are highly competitive, with several schools ranked in the top 50: Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Irvine.
    UC institutions are research intensive, allowing students to learn alongside some of the brightest minds in the world. The point of a UC education isn’t just to earn a degree; it’s to do something amazing with it!